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Mudgeeraba Street Party

On 1 May, you’re invited to enjoy the street parade, live music and entertainment, local market stalls, kids’ activities, displays and demonstrations, Devonshire tea, pop-up museum and more.

Mudgeeraba Street Party
Green waste bin promotion

Reclaim your weekends and make your bins work for you. Order a green waste bin and upgrade to a larger recycling bin for free (terms and conditions apply).

Junior Golf Development Scholarship
Illuminate your senses

Prepared to be mesmerised by the city’s most unique night time digital art, light and laser experience that is GLOW! Saturday 30 April from 5pm to 10pm at the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct, Surfers Paradise.

Local Government Election Day - 19 March 2016
Food truck trial

The City is launching a trial to allow food trucks to serve peckish people in popular Gold Coast parks. A limited number of permits are available so apply now at

Food truck trial

We’re proud to be the host city for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. More than 6500 athletes and team officials will take part in world-class competition on the Gold Coast from 4-15 April 2018.


Welcome to City of Gold Coast - host of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Important: This website will undergo scheduled maintenance this weekend (Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May 2016). There may be intermittent outages during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future, including as host of GC2018. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity. When the eyes of the world are on us in 2018, we’ll be ready.

Community events

Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival

Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival

The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will showcase a variety of career focused workshops at Gold Coast high schools, universities and training institutions, and prospective employers.

Mudgeeraba Street Party

Mudgeeraba Street Party

You’re invited to celebrate our city’s heritage at the Mudgeeraba Street Party.

Live entertainment with Craig Taylor

Craig Taylor signing live

One of the hottest solo performers on the Gold Coast, Craig Taylor generates energy and excitement everywhere he performs.

Corporate Triathlon Gold Coast

Corporate Triathlon Gold Coast

If you are looking for a team building activity that not only promotes fun, team building and wellbeing but also provides lasting benefits, then the 29th Australian Super Corporate Triathlon Series is for you.

60's British Invasion Show

60's British Invasion Show

The amazing talents of Suzie Keenan, Garry Hudson and Roger Lewis, (ex member of the internationally renowned 'Paper Lace'), come together in The British Invasion Show to bring you the biggest hits of the era.

Volunteer with BeachCare

Volunteer with BeachCare

Activities are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes otherwise you won't be able to help out.

Latest news

Mayor and Councillors

Mayor Tom Tate

Mayor Tom Tate

Tom is a civil engineer by trade, having graduated from the University of NSW in the early '80s. He started his career in the construction industry and later moved...

Cr Donna Gates

Cr Donna Gates

Division 1

Division 1 is the City's northern gateway to the Gold Coast. The newly defined boundaries comprise what has historically been the city's largest division.


Cr William Owen-Jones

Division 2

Division 2 includes the suburbs of Helensvale, Monterey Keys, Oyster Cove, Oxenford, Studio Village, Regatta Waters, Coomera, parts of Upper Coomera and Arundel.


Cr Cameron Caldwell

Division 3

Division 3 is to the north east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Biggera Waters (part of), Boykambil, Coombabah, Hollywell, Hope Island, Paradise Point...


Cr Kristyn Boulton

Division 4

Division 4 is centrally east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Arundel, Labrador, Southport (north), Biggera Waters and Runaway Bay (south).


Cr Peter Young

Division 5

Division 5 includes the suburbs of Pacific Pines, Park Lake, Gaven, Nerang, Highland Park (part), Clagiraba, Mt Nathan, Guanaba and Maudsland (part).


Cr Dawn Crichlow OAM

Division 6

Division 6 extends westward from the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Southport (part), Ashmore (part), Parkwood and Molendinar.


Cr Gary Baildon

Division 7

Division 7 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs Isle of Capri, Benowa, Bundall, Main Beach, Surfers, Paradise Waters, Ashmore and Southport.


Cr Robert La Castra

Division 8

Division 8 is inland from the Coast along the Nerang River and includes the suburbs of Ashmore, Nerang East, Merridown, Merrimac, Carrara, Boonooroo and Clear Island Waters


Cr Glenn Tozer

Division 9

Division 9 is in the south west region of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Advancetown, Austinville, Bonogin, Gilston, Highland Park, Lower Beechmont...


Cr Paul Taylor

Division 10

Division 10 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Mermaid Beach (part of), Mermaid Waters (part of) and Bundall


Cr Hermann Vorster

Division 11

Division 11 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Robina, Varsity Lakes and part of Burleigh Waters.


Cr Pauline Young

Division 12

Division 12 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters (part of), Miami and Mermaid (part of).


Cr Daphne McDonald

Division 13

Division 13 is on the south-east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Palm Beach, Elanora, Reedy Creek, Burleigh Heads and Tallebudgera


Cr Gail O'Neill

Division 14

Division 14 is at the south of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Elanora (part of), Tallebudgera (part of), Tallebudgera Valley, Currumbin Valley...


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